Maritime Exercise SLINEX-20

News: The eighth editions of annual India Navy – Sri Lanka Navy bilateral maritime exercise SLINEX-20 has scheduled at Trincomalee, Sri Lanka from 19 to 21 October 2020. The Sri Lanka Navy will be represented by SLN Ships Saurya (Offshore Patrol Vessel) and Gajabahu (Training Ship) led by Rear Admiral Bandara Jayathilaka, the Flag OfficerContinue reading “Maritime Exercise SLINEX-20”

Baba Banda Singh Bahadur History

Baba Banda Singh Bahadur was born on October 27, 1670, at village Rajouri in the Jammu state of India. His original name was Lachhman Dav. At the teenage, he left home and became a Bairagi. He took the name of Madho Das. He came to the Nashik on the Bank of Godavari in Maharashtra. ThereContinue reading “Baba Banda Singh Bahadur History”

SVAMITVA

News: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi launched the SVAMITVA (Survey of Villages and Mapping with Improvised Technology in Village Areas) scheme on Sunday to distribute property cards that will enable beneficiaries to take loans and resolve land disputes. About SVAMITVA Scheme: The Central Government launched SVAMITVA scheme on the occasion of National Panchayat Day, i.e.Continue reading “SVAMITVA”

PHILATELY DAY

Thirteenth October is Philately Day. India Post, Mumbai has started the celebration of the National Postal Week from 9th October has come out with unique philately merchandise – a ‘Stamped Mask’. The masks are made of cloth and have pictures of stamps imprinted on them. It is an attempt to make the mask attractive andContinue reading “PHILATELY DAY”

32 and 47 AMRUT Projects Completed in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand

News: Shri Durga Shankar Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), during the interaction with the Chief Secretary/Principal Secretary/ senior officials of the States of Himachal Pradesh & Uttarakhand last month, be grateful the progress made by the States under AMRUT Mission. Also, he recommended them to complete all the projects within theContinue reading “32 and 47 AMRUT Projects Completed in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand”

Hydrogen Fuel Cell

News: Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and KPIT successfully ran trails of India’s first Hydrogen Fuel Cell (HFC) prototype car. It is running on an indigenously developed fuel cell stack at CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune. The fuel cell is a low-temperature PEM (Proton Exchange Membrane) type Fuel Cell that operates at 65-75 degreeContinue reading “Hydrogen Fuel Cell”

Repatriation and International Travel of over 20 Lakh People Facilitated since May 6, 2020

Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, MoS, I/C, Civil Aviation said, Government of India has made more accessible the repatriation and International travel of over 20 lakh people through different means since 6th May 2020. The Government of India has formalised air bubble arrangements with 16 countries like USA, Canada, France, Germany, UK, Maldives, UAE, Qatar, Afghanistan,Continue reading “Repatriation and International Travel of over 20 Lakh People Facilitated since May 6, 2020”

Two new species of Pipeworts discover from the Western Ghats

In the Western Ghats, two new species of a plant group known for their various medicinal properties discovered by the Scientist from Agharkar Research Institute (ARI), Pune. The Western Ghats have one of the thirty-five hot-spots of biological diversity in the world and around 111 species in India. The plant group is known as pipewortsContinue reading “Two new species of Pipeworts discover from the Western Ghats”

Line of Actual Control (LAC)

News: India and China exchanged sharp statements blaming each other about LAC, with New Delhi describing China’s Line of Actual Control (LAC) claims as “untenable” and Beijing saying it “did not recognise” the Union Territory of Ladakh. What is Line of Actual Control? The LAC is the boundary that separates Indian-controlled territory from Chinese-controlled territory.Continue reading “Line of Actual Control (LAC)”

Armenia and Azerbaijan controversy over disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh

News: The Authorities in Nagorno-Karabakh reported that more than 26 of its serviceman had been killed in the battling. At the heart of the conflict is a dispute over control of the mountain region of Nagorno-Karabakh. About Nagorno-Karabakh region: This is landlocked mountainous region. It is the subject of an unresolved dispute between Azerbaijan, inContinue reading “Armenia and Azerbaijan controversy over disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh”